By: Sutton StokesAugust 8, 2021

City Hall News: Week of August 9, 2021

Elkins, W. Va., August 7, 2021: Meeting this week are council’s Public Safety Committee and ARPA Advisory Committee. City hall will be closed Friday.

On Monday at 10 a.m., the Public Safety Committee will hear a request to lower the speed limit on Boundary Avenue. The committee will also begin prioritizing dilapidated structures for enforcement action during fiscal year 2022 and hear reports from the city’s public safety officials.

The ad hoc ARPA Advisory Committee meets Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. to continue consideration of possible uses for funds received by Elkins under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The city has been awarded approximately $3 million, half of which has been received and half of which will be disbursed next summer.

Elkins City Hall will be closed on Friday for electrical work being performed as part of the parking-lot project. As a result of this electrical work, the building will be without power all day. For more information about the parking-lot project, see:



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Parking Announcement

Beginning May 14, 2018, the Elkins Police Department will be monitoring and issuing citations for vehicles parked facing against the flow of traffic per W.Va. Code § 17C-13-4(a). This activity occurs primarily in residential neighborhoods and presents a significant safety concern for […]

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COE Strategic Plan

Since late 2017 City of Elkins’ elected and appointed officials have been working on a strategic plan for the City and it is nearly ready for adoption. With the help of a highly experienced and qualified facilitator, officials met in February 2018 […]

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Police Civil Service Testing

The City of Elkins Policeman’s Civil Service Commission has announced testing dates for entry-level officers. For general information on how the civil service process works and how the City utilizes this process to fill vacant positions, click here. If you are interested in […]

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